Here is a copy of the CRA Compliance Framework for Files with Identified Political Activities from the Charities Directorate of the CRA. It is dated October 9, 2012. It provides some answers to some of the questions around how were charities identified for audit. Next week we will post a follow up document namely the "Assessment of Charities Directorate Political Activities Audit Program against October 2012 Compliance Framework".
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Mark Blumberg is a partner at the law firm of Blumberg Segal LLP in Toronto and works almost exclusively in the areas of non-profit and charity law.